January 2018

Scottish Graveyards: From a Multi-purpose Commodity to a Dying World

2020-10-17T19:22:12+00:00

Down through the ages, Scottish graveyards or kirkyards have had a variety of uses other than laying our dear departed to rest. This includes the following: being used as market places, being used as prisons, wapinschaw, weapons practice, feeding grounds for animals and inspiration for writers such as Charles Dickens and J K Rowling. [...]

Scottish Graveyards: From a Multi-purpose Commodity to a Dying World2020-10-17T19:22:12+00:00

December 2017

Spectral Terrors in Edinburgh’s Tolbooth Tavern

2020-10-17T19:38:33+00:00

Edinburgh's Tolbooth Tavern is said to be haunted. From the outside, No.167 Canongate looks impressive. A huge clock overhangs the archway over Tolbooth Wynd and it is obvious that the five-storey high building is one of the Canongate’s oldest remaining constructions. Building the Tolbooth Tavern Edinburgh's Tolbooth Tavern was built in 1591 and should [...]

Spectral Terrors in Edinburgh’s Tolbooth Tavern2020-10-17T19:38:33+00:00
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